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a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions

the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations

a group of countries in special alliance

the 2nd cervical vertebra

the center around which something rotates

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Generally, intrinsic congenital heart diseases cause abnormal cardiac axis (17, 18).
In most of our cases with levocardia and dextrocardia, cardiac axis was greater than 57 degrees (Table 1).
Bundles of cardiomyocytes are slightly curved and oriented along the longitudinal cardiac axis.
For instance, Bilora and coworkers reported that obese patients presented a shorter PQ, a prevalence of left cardiac axis, a higher heart rate, a longer QT, but not QTc compared with normal males; however there was no correlation between QTc and obesity (2).
The finding of an abnormal cardiac axis is one of the markers that should prompt further evaluation, she said.